BYU Management Society - Orange County Chapter
“Creating Your Epic Vision”   Featured Speaker:    Rich Kettley

“Creating Your Epic Vision” Featured Speaker: Rich Kettley

February 28, 2020



This course will walk through several tips and techniques used by ultra-high performers to create the future they want. This breakfast meeting will be more of "workshop" than a "lecture" and we help you take time to work on creating your epic Vision of who you will be in the next 1, 3, 5 and 20 years. Rich Kettley has extensive experience in teaching business practitioners the psychology of sales and how to implement these concepts into their professional relationships and marketing strategies. With several years spent in retail and corporate sales, he has leveraged that experience in providing large group as well as one-on-one training sessions. Currently Rich works with some of the top reps and teams in the industry. Rich is a graduate of Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Business. Growing up in Newport Beach with six sisters and now having four boys and two little girls, Rich describes his life as organized chaos. When he’s not training, marketing and doing personal production, he is involved with several philanthropic groups and loves being active in the outdoors.

Creating a Networking Village By: Eduardo Zanatta

Creating a Networking Village By: Eduardo Zanatta

December 31, 2019

Human relations and connections are the breath of life. In a vastly interdependent world, how can we effectively make meaningful connections and help one another achieve our highest potential? Eduardo Zanatta will share a few personal stories and highlight principles that he's found helpful in creating a networking village which that has transformed his life.

Eduardo Zanatta is a Vice President of Home Dialysis at DaVita Kidney Care, a Fortune 200 dialysis services provider. Prior to joining DaVita, Eduardo worked as a consultant at Innosight, a management and innovation consultancy co-founded by Clayton M. Christensen, and subsequently received his MBA from the Harvard Business School. Eduardo is married to Lauren Marie and together they have 3 children and a fourth one on the way. He lives in Irvine, CA and enjoys biking, reading, and spending time with his family.

“Create Award Winning Culture…at Work and in Your Home” Featured Speaker: Tony Smith

“Create Award Winning Culture…at Work and in Your Home” Featured Speaker: Tony Smith

October 26, 2019

Like it or not, your workplace (and your home) has a culture.  Whether you're an executive, a manager, individual contributor, parent or child, you are helping form and drive this culture.  If you want to be part of something amazing then you need to be deliberate about how everyone works together.  In this fun conversation, Tony Smith will share tips and experiences on how you can contribute to creating an award winning culture wherever you are.  Join us as we develop new thoughts around having a shared vision, motivating teams, and enjoying what we do.  You'll learn how at work you can help those around you "Love Mondays" because that's when they get to come back.

Tony Smith is CEO & Co-Founder of Restaurant365, one of the fastest growing software companies in America.  He earned his bachelor’s degree in business management and information systems from Brigham Young University, Magna Cum Laude.  He loves working somewhere he can focus his passion for creating innovative solutions, driving strategy, and cultivating an engaging company culture; for which he’s received various awards and recognition.  Smith enjoys having fun while trying out new restaurants, hanging with his girls (wife and 4 daughters), singing and watching college football.

5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity: A Course on Time, Life and Project Management

5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity: A Course on Time, Life and Project Management

September 27, 2019

Each day brings a new wave of urgencies that compete for our attention. Texts, emails, calls, meetings, and more all converge on our already-full schedules. The result is a sense of being busy without being productive, which leaves people feeling burned out and unfulfilled. The sheer volume of daily distractions threatens our ability to make wise decisions about what’s important.
The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity empowers people with clear discernment to avoid distractions and to accomplish the goals that matter most in their professional and personal lives. Supported by science and years of experience, the 5 Choices not only produce a measurable increase in productivity but also provide you with a renewed sense of engagement and accomplishment.

The Greatest Super Powers  (And How You Can Get Them) by : Richard Neff Kettley

The Greatest Super Powers (And How You Can Get Them) by : Richard Neff Kettley

August 31, 2019

Growing up in a household of six sisters, Rich was very familiar with the female’s world of dolls. For him, he latched on to “action figures,” specifically superheroes like Spiderman, Superman, The Hulk, etc.

When you start to think about superheroes and their superpowers, you can’t help but wonder, if I could have one superpower, what would it be? What would be the BEST ONE to have? What would be the ultimate to Reign Supreme? The kicker? You actually have some!

This workshop will walk through an introduction to some of the most valuable superpowers AND, more importantly, how each of us can actually develop and implement some into our day-to-day lives to improve our current financial, emotional and physical state professionally and personally.

Come join us for an educational and fun workshop and opportunity to network with like-minded professionals in the area.

How to Build a Business That Gets Acquired in Today’s Market… By: Gilbert J. Bradshaw

How to Build a Business That Gets Acquired in Today’s Market… By: Gilbert J. Bradshaw

July 31, 2019

We’ve all heard of flipping a house, but what about flipping a business? All business owners eventually leave the business, but the question is whether it’s voluntary or involuntary. And even if it is voluntary, will they get the most they can out of it?

Gil’s business is about… business. At this session he will explain how to form a business, keep control of it, get funding, and eventually sell the business or go public. He will consider optimal growth, who controls the business, and how to leverage taxes.

About Gil: A believer in the adage that leaders are readers and earners are learners, Gil earned his BA in History from BYU, his JD from the BYU Law School, and an LLM in business taxation from the UCLA School of Law. Today, Gil teaches at the USC Gould School of Law.

Bradshaw began his legal career in the New York office of Chadbourne & Parke, LLP where he represented a variety of bank clients. Later, he managed outside counsel at an international mining company with public and private entities around the globe.

Gil is a partner at Wilson & Oskam, LLP. His securities regulation experience includes assisting small to mid-sized technology companies raising billions of dollars from private equity firms, venture capitalists, and his specialty, self-directed initial public offerings.

Tips, Tricks & Secrets to Start Your “Side Hustle” in Online Sales…

Tips, Tricks & Secrets to Start Your “Side Hustle” in Online Sales…

June 25, 2019


Today, most people are looking for a better way to “earn a buck.” Sometimes this search leads to a new job, other times, it works its way into the good ol’ "side hustle" (that fancy phrase for a second job or side project) to do in your off hours to get ahead. Like the saying goes, "40 hours to survive, 50 hours to thrive".

Casey Powell is one of those who figured out the side hustle to near perfection. He has grown his online businesses from $0 in 2016 to over $2,000,000 in sales this last year.

You won't want to miss this breakfast meeting as Casey will share an insider's view of Amazon's partnership process including tips, tricks and secrets he’s learned from picking the product, getting it produced, outsourcing options and how to market the product through your own website, Amazon, eBay and other online mediums. We look forward to seeing you there as Casey expands on key pitfalls to avoid and must dos for online sales in 2019.

Achieving BREAKTHROUGHS in Your Business and Your Life

Achieving BREAKTHROUGHS in Your Business and Your Life

May 22, 2019


Most of us are continually striving to achieve higher levels of excellence. What happens when you need a dramatic transformation in your business or in your life? Working Harder isn’t the answer! Working smarter? – An old cliché that doesn’t really help. But how do you get alignment? How do you move people set in their ways? How do you get from “talking about it” to making it happen faster than anyone thought possible?

Join Mark Samuel, CEO of IMPAQ, and author of his Amazon Best Selling book, “B STATE,” for his highly interactive and inspiring presentation on a new paradigm for achieving breakthrough results in your business and your life – in Rapid Time! Topics include: Creating a Practical Picture of Success; Aligning and Optimizing Your Team; Creating Your New Reality.


Myths of Investing Featured Speaker:Travis Scribner Managing Partner, WestPac Wealth Partners

Myths of Investing Featured Speaker:Travis Scribner Managing Partner, WestPac Wealth Partners

April 19, 2019


Having experienced one of the longest bull markets in history, it’s not uncommon to hear people share that their portfolio is up these days. With so many people being up, it begs the questions, “are you being compensated for the amount of risk within your portfolio” and “How do you objectively measure the risk within your portfolio?”

Join Travis Scibner, Managing Partner of WestPac Wealth Partners as he discusses these questions in the “myths of investing.” Topics to be covered in this session include: the academic story of investing, mutual funds (including the dead ones), market timing, what produces rate of return, and more.

Little Known Stories of the Founding Fathers and Mothers

Little Known Stories of the Founding Fathers and Mothers

March 22, 2019

Featured Speaker: JUDGE BRETT LONDON

Did you know that George Washington was a brilliant spymaster?

Did you know that Benedict Arnold was one of the most important heroes of the Revolution?

Did you know that 6 foreigners became heroes of the revolution?

Did you know that Ben Franklin almost killed himself twice by electricity?

Did you know that many of the founding fathers were personal enemies?

Judge London will share these and other fascinating but little known stories of the founding fathers and mothers during our next breakfast meeting!

Judge London’s career and character-building experiences span from gardener to taxi driver to Superior Court Judge. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Cal-State University, Fullerton and his Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, from Brigham Young University. Brett and his wife Donna live in Lake Forest and are the parents of six adult children.

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